Sports / Entertainment
Sports and Entertainment venues demand that visibility is optimum and the egress to and from is the events is safe and reliable.
Skyscrapers, airports, iceboxes - the Americans are famed for making everything that little bit bigger, and sports stadia are no exception. One of the most beautiful examples of this kind of gigantism is the Cowboys Stadium, the new home of the Dallas Cowboys American football team. The new arena with capacity for 80,000 spectators is topped by the world's largest moving dome roof, under which there would be room even for the Statue of Liberty.
Since 2003, a spaceship arena has been the second-largest building in Budapest “Use days” is the magic word for today’s successful stadium concepts. The French Bouygues Group demonstrates what that means in practice with the Budapest Sport Arena, completed in 2003.
Located on the east coast and abutting the Indian Ocean, the city of Durban is South Africa's second largest metropolis with something over 3.1 million inhabitants. As one of the venues of the 2010 Soccer World Cup, Durban is also the home of a fascinating and grandiose arena - the Moses Mabhida Stadium. Named after Moses Mabhida, a politician widely revered by the people of South Africa, this marvel of construction represents both a technical and a visual milestone in stadium architecture.